Shakespeare and the stage. an inventory to Parts one, two, three and four of the Harvester Microform Collection.

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Published by Harvester Press Microform in Brighton .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Stage history.,
  • Folger Shakespeare Library.

Edition Notes

Spine title: Prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Book details

Other titlesPrompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library.
SeriesBritain"s literary heritage
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3091
The Physical Object
Pagination166p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19669224M
ISBN 100862570352

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